Travel Grants For African Researchers, Applications Now Ongoing.
Africa Travel Grants 2021 are now open for applications. They are open to all disciplines and are open all year round.
Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) travel grants supports the establishment of collaborations between African researchers and collaborators at Oxford University. To date, a total of 200 grants have been awarded to researchers from Africa and Oxford University.
The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is a cross-university platform for academic and research collaborations between the University of Oxford and African researchers and institutions. The Initiative supports the work of universities and research institutions across Africa and facilitates the development of equitable and extensive collaborations between Oxford and African institutions.
The duration of the travel agents is usually between 1 to 8 weeks and grants can be applied for a minimum of 5000 pounds. Applications for travel grants must be made jointly between academics and non-academic institutions and academic or researchers at the University of Oxford.
The overall aim of the scheme is to increase the development of new collaborations and not intended to be used as
alternative support for already established collaborations.
The Oxford home department is solely responsible for awarding the grant applications. The travel grants can be used to cover the cost of travel accommodation, incidental expenses to a maximum of 5000 pounds.
Awardees are required within a year to submit a brief report to give details of the outputs arising from the collaborations.